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Poliovirus Vaccine, Oral MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Poliovirus Vaccine, Oral
Tree Number(s)
D20.215.894.899.623.750
Unique ID
D011055
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D011055
Annotation
SABIN VACCINE is attenuated (live)
Scope Note
A live vaccine containing attenuated poliovirus, types I, II, and III, grown in monkey kidney cell tissue culture, used for routine immunization of children against polio. This vaccine induces long-lasting intestinal and humoral immunity. Killed vaccine induces only humoral immunity. Oral poliovirus vaccine should not be administered to immunocompromised individuals or their household contacts. (Dorland, 28th ed)
Entry Term(s)
Sabin Vaccine
Registry Number
0
NLM Classification #
WC 556
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2005/06/30
Poliovirus Vaccine, Oral Preferred
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